Realscreen’s MIPTV Picks 2013

Just in time for MIPTV, we at realscreen are offering up our picks of "can't miss" projects coming to Cannes. Click to see the list and check out trailers.
April 2, 2013

Just in time for MIPTV, we at realscreen are offering up our picks of “can’t miss” projects coming to Cannes. After watching an incredible array of submissions, we’ve narrowed the field down to these projects, ranging from heavy-hitting documentaries to lighter foodie fare, and from breathtaking natural history to cool competition series.

Congrats to this year’s “Best in Show,” which receives a pass to the 2014 Realscreen Summit in Washington DC for the submitting company. On to the picks…


BEST IN SHOW: The Central Park Five (Produced by Florentine Films; distributed by PBS International)

Men at Lunch (Produced by Sónta Films; distributed by Cargo Film & Releasing)

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (Produced by Roast Beef Productions; distributed by Goldcrest Films International. Trailer unavailable.)

Head Games (Produced by Head Games the Film LLC; distributed by APT Worldwide)

Family Time (Produced by Artza Productions; distributed by Armoza Formats)

Heston’s Fantastical Food (Produced by betty in association with Snail Porridge for Channel 4; distributed by DRG)

Galapagos (Produced by Colossus Productions for BSkyB)

And Who Taught You to Drive? (Produced by KLOOS & Co. Medien with BR and ARTE; distributed by First Hand Films)

The Face (Shine America for Oxygen; distributed by Shine America)

Shark Girl (Kaufmann Productions; distributed by ABC Commercial Content Sales, Terra Mater Factual Studios – German speaking rights, including Germany, Austria & German-speaking Switzerland)

Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God (Jigsaw Productions in association with Wider Film Projects and Below the Radar Films; distributed by Content Media)

Claimed and Shamed (Cineflix Productions for BBC1; distributed by Cineflix Rights)

Jamie & Jimmy’s Food Fight Club (Fresh One Productions; distributed by FremantleMedia International)

Which Way is the Front Line From Here? The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington (Produced by HBO Documentary Films, Goldcrest Films; distributed by Goldcrest Films International. Trailer unavailable.)

How Booze Built America (Produced by Karga 7 Pictures for Discovery Channel U.S.; distributed internationally by GRB Entertainment)

Secrets of the Shaolin (Produced by Beach House Pictures for 3Net and CICC, distributed by Off the Fence)

The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia (Produced by KPJR Films; distributed by Janson Media. Educational rights: ro*co films educational)

The Year of Making Love (Produced by Fever Media; distributed by FremantleMedia International)

After Tiller (Partners: Chicken & Egg Pictures, Kickstarter; distributed by Oscilloscope Pictures in U.S., ro*co international for all territories outside of U.S.)

Jabbed: Love, Fear and Vaccines (Genepool Productions for SBS Australia; distributed by CJZ Distribution.)

The Typewriter (in the 21st Century) (Produced by Christopher Lockett and Gary Nicholson; distributed by Janson Media)

Walking Wounded: Return to the Frontline (Minnow Films for Channel 4; distributed by Zodiak Rights)

Racial Hygiene (Produced by Senso Films and Geppert Productions in association with TV Tours Val de Loire, LCP National Assembly, RTBF and Blue Ant Media; distributed by ZED)

The Hit (Produced by Vision Independent Productions; distributed by Warner Bros. International Television Production)

Strip the City (Produced by Windfall Films & Handel Productions, distributed by Cineflix Rights. Trailer unavailable)

Surgery Ship (Media Stockade for SBS Australia Television; distributed by SBS International)


Realscreen March/April 2013
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